Intro to Psych

Eras

Psychoanalysis

1900 - 1930

Behaviorism

1930 - 1960

Humanism

1960 - 1980

Cognitive

1980 - Present

People

Charles Darwin

1809 - 1882

evolutionary psychology

Wilhelm Wundt

1832 - 1920

start of psychology as science, structuralism, introspection

William James

1842 - 1910

functionalism

Ivan Pavlov

1849 - 1936

Behaviorism

Sigmund Freud

1856 - 1939

Psychoanalysis

John B. Watson

1878 - 1958

Behaviorism

Carl Rogers

1902 - 1987

Humanism

B.F. Skinner

1904 - 1990

operant conditioning, pigeons

Abraham Maslow

1908 - 1970

Humanism, hierarchy of needs

Albert Bandura

1925 - Present

observational learning

Generations

Traditionalists

1900 - 1946

"The Greatest Generation"; Responsible; One firm for life; Only 5% remain in firms; All will retire in next few years

Boomers

1946 - 1964

Idealistic; Workaholic; Dominant, 80 million of them; Starting to retire; 70% of law firm partners

Generation "X"

1965 - 1979

Independent; Change is a constant; Only 40 million of them; Loyal to individuals, not firm; Job security, "my skill", not my firm

Generation "Y"

1980 - Present

Raised by boomers; Not used to negative feedback; Will be big, 80 million of them; Live for "now", not tomorrow; Multi-taskers; Want lifestyle balance

Events

Start of Psychology (Wilhelm Wundt)

1879

Little Albert Experiment

1920

Bobo Doll Experiment

1961 - 1963